Translation of inch in Spanish:
- two inches of rain/snowhis strength makes up for his lack of inchesdos pulgadas or [colloquial] cuatro dedos de lluvia/nieveI need to lose a few inches around the waistlo que no tiene en estatura lo compensa en fuerzaI was within an inch of getting that jobtengo que adelgazar un poco de cinturaI've searched every inch of the houseestuve a un paso or en un tris de que me dieran el trabajoinch by inch (with great attention to detail) See examples: the police searched the house inch by inchhe buscado hasta en el último rincón de la casa(slowly) See examples: inch by inch the car slid into the riverla policía registró la casa palmo a palmohe looked every inch the English aristocratel coche se deslizó palmo a palmo en el ríoshe wouldn't budge o give an inchde pies a cabeza parecía el típico aristócrata inglésgive them an inch and they'll take a mileno cedió en lo más mínimono cedió ni un ápice or milímetroles das la mano y te toman or (especially Spain) te cogen el brazoExample sentences
- A meter is about three feet and three inches and a kilometer equals about six tenths of a mile.
- Arriving there, Legrand noted one particular ledge about twelve inches wide and eighteen inches long, several feet below the top of the rock.
- Progress can be slow; you measure it in inches and feet, not miles or kilograms.
- to inch forwardmoverse lentamente or paso a pasoto inch outavanzar lentamente or paso a pasosalir poco a pocoExample sentences
- As I sat on a bus today, inching along in traffic, it became clear to me that all buses should be free.
- Stealthily, you inch along a narrow and foreboding corridor.
- The light was inching along slowly, but it had almost finished its circuit.
- to inch one's waywe are inching our way toward a solutionavanzar lentamenteestamos avanzando lentamente hacia una soluciónExample sentences
- Aleck tried to pull the ring off, by slowly inching it forward and twisting from side to side, but had no luck either.
- They kept begging and pleading with him, but he kept relentlessly inching the vehicle forward.
- Only the edge of her profile was visible, so I inched it forward to get a better view.
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